Versatile musicians Bob Shields and Adam Fielding joined us on Art Waves to help launch their new CD, A Road Forgotten. (Their partner, Clark Johnston, was unable to join them.) How can you play a song that follows two different beats at once? Listen, learn and luxuriate to this beautiful, original music, and to two of the three people behind it. Topics: rhythm, jazz, songwriting, instrumental music
Singer Carol Shields and musician Bob Shields happen to be husband and wife as well as musical artists. They agreed to prepare their favourite love songs to share with our listeners in honour of Valentine's Day. As you might imagine, it was a magical hour. Topics: love songs, jazz standards, songwriting, guitar accompaniment, Valentine's Day
The author of books about matters as diverse as Ornett Coleman's jazz breakthrough at the Five Spot and the history of chainsaws, David Lee will hold you spellbound in this surprising episode of Art Waves. Topics: chainsaws, jazz, Ornett Coleman, The Five Spot, history, power tools, improvisation
Jazz singer, Diana Panton, talks about making her own CDs, her incredible musicians--Don Thompson, Reg Schwager and Guido Basso--and the "lifestyle" that is jazz. Topics: jazz vocals, standards, self-publishing CDs, Don Thompson, Guido Basso, Reg Schwager
Writer and jazz musician David Lee was the focus of Art Waves #19 back in 2009 and he returned to tell us about his first novel, Commander Zero. The pilot book for a new technology called Watchbook, playable line by line on i-pads and other Apple equipment, it has also been accepted for print publication by Tightrope Books. To experience the productive disappearance of an hour, comment by comment, zero in on Commander Lee's reentry to Art Waves. Topics: Watchbook, John Oswald, Tightrope Books, Neko Case, Pender Harbour Jazz Festival, west coast...